Sandy Yawn Biography
Sandy Yawn is an American TV personality and Yacht Captain who is best known for starring on Below Deck Mediterranean which premiered on Monday, June 28 at 9/8c on Bravo.
She is a Fort Lauderdale native who has over three decades of yachting experience under her belt and is one of the most respected captains in the industry. At a very young age, Captain Sandy knew she wanted her career to revolve around the ocean and was not discouraged when she found out yachting was a male-dominated field.
With the knowledge of the difficulties that come with leading a whole team while providing 5-star service, Captain Sandy makes it her mission to know everything and every department on the boat. She hopes to return to calmer waters and is determined to give charter guests an unforgettable experience.
In season 6, the crew goes to the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia and Sandy is up for the challenge as she tries to cultivate a new dream team aboard the 180-foot mega-yacht “Lady Michelle.”
Captain Sandy is actively involved in charity work with Jacksonville School of Autism, an organization dedicated to helping individuals with autism and their families. During her free time, she enjoys scuba diving and motorcycle riding. She was once involved in a life-threatening motorcycle accident and also battled against kidney cancer.
Sandy Yawn Education
Yawn attended and graduated from a local high school in Brandon and then went to the Maritime Professional Training Institute for her marine training.
Sandy Yawn Age
Yawn is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on February 23, 1965, in Brandon, Florida, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of February every year.
Sandy Yawn Height
Yawn stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall and weighs about 60 kg and 132 lbs in pounds
Sandy Yawn Family
Yawn has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Yawn has any siblings.
Sandy Yawn Wife/ Gay
Yawn is openly lesbian. She is in a relationship with Leah Shafer who is an American singer. The two are so much in love and are often seen together going shopping and dinner. The couple has dated for three years.
In November 2020, Captain and her girlfriend shared an adorable selfie on Instagram, “2 years ago I met this incredible soul, my true love,” Sandy wrote. “It’s so true couples that play together stay together. Yep, this is Leah’s idea of fun, detoxing the skin with a charcoal mask!” she continued.
Sandy Yawn Net Worth
Yawn has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a Tv personality.
Sandy Yawn Fire
There was a time as they were siling they found themselves in a military zone and women had to hide below deck because it was a place that women weren’t accepted as they left the territory the engine caught fire.
Sandy Yawn Jail
Sandy had been arrested on DUI charges.
Sandy Yawn Cancer
Sandy had a tumor removed which was found to be stage 2 kidney cancer.
Sandy Yawn Below Deck Mediterranean
Yawn is one of the cast members of Below Deck Mediterranean season 6 which premiered on Monday, June 28. Below Deck Mediterranean is a spin-off of Below Deck, which is another series aired on the same network.
In season 6, you will meet Captain Sandy and bosun Malia White who are back for another incredible season with Below Deck Med returning to Croatia for the first time since Season 2. Joining the show are other totally new crew, including chief stew Katie Flood, chef Mathew Shea, deckhands David Pascoe, Lloyd Spencer, and Mzi “Zee” Dempers, and stews Lexi Wilson and Courtney Veale.
Below is a list of other cast members.
- Mathew Shea — Chef
- Katie Flood — Chief Stewardess
- Lexi Wilson — Stewardess
- Courtney Veale — Stewardess
- Malia White — Bosun
- David Pascoe — Deckhand
- Lloyd Spencer — Deckhand
- Mzi “Zee” Dempers — Deckhand